Dorit Koren, MD

An endocrinologist, Dorit Koren, MD, provides care for children and adolescents with hormone disorders, including obesity, sleep disorders, growth hormone deficiencies, and diabetes.

Dr. Koren studies the link between sleep and obesity-related co-morbidities, including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. She focuses on applying her findings to patient care, with the goal of reducing the risk of these co-morbidities in adolescents.

Additionally, Dr. Koren is an active teacher who devotes her time to teaching medical students, residents and fellows about endocrine disorders. She also serves as a manuscript reviewer for scientific journals such as Sleep and The Journal of Pediatrics.

Clinical Interests

Medical School

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland

Internship, Residency, and Fellowship

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

  • General Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Endocrinology


  • American Diabetes Association
  • Pediatric Endocrine Society
  • Sleep Research Society
  • The Endocrine Society

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Koren’s publications through the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database.

Contact Information

    • E-mail:
    • Office phone: (773) 702-6138
    • Office fax: (773) 834-0486
    • Office postal address
      Dorit Koren, MD
      The University of Chicago Medicine
      5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 1027
      Chicago, IL 60637

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